Winter Ready West Lothian
West Lothian Council is geared up to cope in the event of severe weather this winter.
A range of essential information and resources is available to help you prepare for Winter:
- Emergency Winter Updates Information on winter related emergency updates including disruptions and closures which impact West Lothian.
- How can I be kept updated? There are several ways you can keep up to date with current winter weather issues.
- Festive Opening Hours Opening hours for council facilities over Christmas and New Year
- Gritting and Winter Maintenance Information on gritting routes, grit bins, winter maintenance operations and what you can do to help and stay safe.
- Schools and severe weather In the event of closures schools will contact parents/carers in the normal way via Groupcall.
- Disruptions to bin collections Information on disruptions to bin collections due to Winter weather.
- Festive Safety How to keep yourself and others safe over the festive period.
- Helping vulnerable people during severe weather Severe cold weather can be dangerous for vulnerable groups such as older people and those with serious illnesses.
- Stay safe next to water Icy and frozen water can be extremely dangerous.